Title: The Girl on the Train
Author: Paula Hawkins
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Riverhead Books
Date Started: March 3, 2017
Date Finished: March 5, 2017
Beverage of choice: Gin and tonic
I have been curious about this book for a while. People seemed to really love it, and it has been made into a movie. So I figured I’d see how it was.
|Guinea pig on The Girl on the Train|
This book is classified as a mystery/thriller and follows the stories of three women. Every day, Rachel rides the train to and from the city and sees the same couple, day in, day out. She has developed a connection with them and has made up stories to explain their lives. One day, she sees something while on the train, which she believes could help solve the case revolving around the disappearance of the woman she watches from the train.
While this book was easy to read and flowed well, I didn’t really get into it. None of the characters were really enjoyable to read about, and the general suspense was lacking. It wasn’t a bad read, just not fun. It definitely didn’t live up to the hype. Meh.
Overall, 2.5/5 moose